Richardson High School
Best High School in Texas#101
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||RICHARDSON ISD|
|Location||1250 W BELT LINE RD
RICHARDSON, TX 75080
Richardson High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 101st in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Richardson High School student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.5%||12|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||1|
|Two or more races||3.4%||89|
vs. other Texas high schoolsLower 47.1%
43% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, RICHARDSON H S students are largely middle income and rank 629th in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas316th
Rating7 out of 10
Students at Richardson High School scored an average 80% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 26.8% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||85% to 89%*||85%|
|Boys||75% to 79%*||73%|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% or more*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||75% to 79%*||75%|
|Hispanic||75% to 79%*||70%|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||90% or more*|
|White||90% to 94%*||94%|
|With Disabilites||45% to 49%*||40% to 44%*|
|Limited English||60% to 64%*||30% to 34%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1036
The average SAT score for Richardson High School students in 2015 was 1036.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT70%
Rank in Texas105th
Rating8 out of 10
825 out of 1,171 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (70%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 12% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate36%
AP Pass Rank in Texas132nd
AP Pass Rate Rating7 out of 10
Richardson High School offers 27 AP courses. 36 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Richardson High School had 840 taking AP exams with a 548 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||65%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||36%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||36%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||11%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||33%|
|AP Courses Offered||27|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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Richardson High School
1250 W BELT LINE RD